Man accused in the murder of his stepfather

SAN ANTONIO - A San Antonio man is accused of shooting and killing his stepfather.

Jose Fernando Garcia, 19, is charged with murder. Police said his stepfather, Jose Fernando Garcia, 43, was found dead in the kitchen of his home on July 20.

According an arrest report, the victim’s wife found him with a gunshot wound to the head. She told police she heard a gunshot and saw a shadow moving out of the front door.

Later, the suspect’s brother told police he heard Garcia was arguing with the stepfather. He said he stepped outside, then heard a gunshot. He said Garcia told him, “I just shot dad”, according to the report.

On August 8, Garcia was arrested on an unrelated offense. Police said he admitted to arguing with the victim the night of the murder but denied shooting his stepfather.
 

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